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Publisher:Sahitya Akademi
Published In:2007
ISBN-10:8126000198
ISBN-13:9788126000197
Binding Type:Hardback
Weight:1.26 lbs
Pages:pp. 308

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About the Book

Gestures brings together for the first time poetry from six South Asian countries, viz, Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in English translation. The Anthology along with a comprehensive introduction and brief bio-data of the poets features work by Al Mahmud, Asad Chowdhury, Rafiq Azad, Shamsur Rahman (Bangladesh), A.K. Ramanujan, Amrita Pritam, Dilip Chitre, K. Ayyappa Paniker, Gopalakrishna Adiga, Harbhajan Singh, Kamala Das, Keki Daruwalla, Kedarnath Singh, Kunwar Narayan, Ramakanta Rath, Shakti Chattopadhyay, Sitakant Mahapatra, Sunil Gangopadhyay (India), Abdulla Sadiq, Muhammad Jameel (Maldives), Bhupi Sherchan, Laxmi Prasad Devkota (Nepal), Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Kishwar Naheed, Meera Ji, Muneer Niazi, N.M. Rashid (Pakistan), Mahagama Sekera, G.B. Senanayake and Siri Gunasinghe (Sri Lanka) among their peers.

Contents

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A. BANGLADESH :
I. Ahsan Habib :
1. So Vast is the Sea
2. The Kashmir Girl

II. Al Mahmud :
1. The Pitcher of Time
2. Nature

III. Asad Chowdhury :
1. Rights of the Tiger
2. Lamentation

IV. Farrukh Ahmed :
1. The Dahuk
2. Night at Kanchrapara

V. Jasim Uddin :
1. First Love
2. The Chariot of Dhamrai

VI. Mohammad Nurul Huda :
1. Heads
2. White Paper on Bachelorhood

VII. Nirmalendu Goon :
1. Guest of Honour
Firearm

VIII. Rafiq Azad :
1. Those Armed Handsome Men
2. A Young Woodcutter Speaks Out

IX. Shaheed Quaderi :
1. The Deluge
2. A Man in Rain

X. Shamsur Rahman :
1. Mother
2. My Kind of Pride

XI. Syed Ali Ahsan :
1. My East Bengal
2. Solitude

B. INDIA :
I. A.K. Ramanujan :
1. Prayers to Lord Murugan

II. Ajanta :
1. Computer Pictures

III. Akhtar-ul Iman :
1. Confidence
2. Creation
3. An Evening with a Black-and-white Feathered Bird

IV. Amrita Pritam :
1. The First Religion
2. The Conspiracy of Silence
3. My Address

V. Arun Kolhatkar :
1. Song of the Flour Mill
2. A Prostitute on a Pilgrimage

VI. Arvind Krishna Mehrotra :
1. Genealogy
2. Canticle For My Son

VII. Ayyappa Paniker :
1. Horse Play
2. Passage to America

VIII. Balraj Komal :
1. The Sunshine Stood Stripped
2. A One-hand Clap

IX. C. Narayana Reddy :
1. Give you an Ocean
2. The Rooted Chair

X. Chandrashekara Kambar :
1. Cobra Lord Lullaby
2. Black Lad

XI. Dilip Chitre :
1. Ambulance Ride

XII. Dina Nath Nadim :
1. The Moon
2. The Bitter and the Sweet

XIII. Gnanakoothan :
1. My Little World
2. Son To Mother

XIV. Gopalakrishna Adiga :
1. Ghosts and Pasts
2. Do Something, Brother

XV. Gulam Mohammed Sheikh :
1. Mahabalipuram
2. Father in Dream

XVI. H.S. Shiva Prakash :
1. Ambapali
2. Rikyu

XVII. Harbhajan Singh :
1. The Man Minus Feet
2. A Naked Stick in a Box of Matches

XVIII. Hiren Bhattacharya :
1. These My Word
2. Unrivalled

XIX. Jayanta Mahapatra :
1. All The Poetry There is
2. Bone of Time

XX. K.G. Sankara Pillai :
1. The Trees of Cochin
2. The Spectator

XXI. Kamala Das :
1. An introduction
2. The Descendants

XXII. Kedarnath Singh :
1. Things
2. Broken Down Truck

XXIII. Keki N. Daruwalla :
1. Bombay Prayers

XXIV. Kunwar Narayan :
1. The Key to Success
2. To the Mound

XXV. Manglesh Dabral :
1. Poem of Dreams
2. Grandfather's Photograph

XXVI. Munibur Rehman :
1. Tall Buildings
2. The Aboriginal Dance
3. The Obscure City ISO

XXVII. Nabaneeta Deb Sen :
1. Nocturnal Call
2. Gain

XXVIII. Navakanta Barua :
1. The Lift
2. The Moult

XXIX. Nilmoni Phukan :
1. Suddenly the Approaching Cry
2. Only the Sound of Stillness

XXX. Nirendranath Chakravarty :
1. The Visitor
2. Twenty third Spring

XXXI. O.N.V. Kurup :
1. O Black Sun
2. Stones

XXXII. Padma Sachdev :
1. Fragments
2. The Moment of Courage

XXXIII. Raghuvir Sahay :
1. Cycle-rickshaw
2. My Home

XXXIV. Ramakanta Rath :
1. From Sri Radha
2. Love Poems

XXXV. Shakti Chattopadhyay :
1. Just Once Try
2. The Cat

XXXVI. Shamsher Bahadur Singh :
1. In Bits and Pieces
2. A Man Pushing Aside Two Mountains with His Elbows

XXXVII. Sitakant Mahapatra :
1. A Morning in the Rains
2. Death of Krishna

XXXVIII. Sitanshu Yashashchandra :
1. Sea Horses
2. Under Stones

XXXIX. Sowbhagya Kumar Misra :
1. Father
2. O Crow

XL. Srikant Verma :
1. Magadh
2. Process

XLI. Subhas Mukhopadhyay :
1. Proposal
2. No Matter how far

XLII. Sugathakumari :
1. Rain
2. Colossus

XLIII. Sundara Ramaswamy :
1. Love's Wings
2. Life

XLIV. Sunil Gangopadhyay :
1. My Lord King
2. Suddenly for Neera

XLV. Surjit Patar :
1. As I Was About to Touch You
2. Returning Home

XLVI. Thangjam Ibopishak :
1. Poem
2. Manipur

XLVII. Vinda Karandikar :
1. The Wheel
2. The Insane

XLVIII. Vinod Kumar Shukla :
1. Those That will Never Come to My Home
2. One Should See One's Own Home from Far off

C. MALDIVES :
I. Abdulla Fahumy Didi :
1. The Worthlessness of this World

II. Abdulla Sadiq :
1. Impossible
2. I Saw it in My Dream

III. Adam Abdurrahman :
1. I see it Happening

IV. Al-Usthadh Noonu Thaa Hassan Didi :
1. My Epitaph

V. Hussain Afeefudhdheen :
1. Vista of Dawn

VI. Hussain Salaahudhdheen :
1. A Sweet Existence with no Effort

VII. Muhammadh Jameel :
1. The Spirit of Our Forefathers

VIII. Saeed Ali Fulhu :
1. The Voice of Freedom

IX. Yosuf Mohamed Fulhu :
1. The Complaint of a Powerless Tongue

D. NEPAL :
I. Basu Shashi :
1. One Such Flower is Needed

II. Bhupi Sherchan :
1. The Bell Tower

III. Kedar Man Vyathit :
1. Union

IV. Laxmi Prasad Devkota :
1. Song of a Nightingale

V. Madhav Ghimire :
1. Like Man Divine

VI. Parijat :
1. One Room, One Purpose and One 'Intellectual' Woman

VII. Siddhicharan Shrestha :
1. My Reflection

E. PAKISTAN :
I. Ahmad Faraz :
1. Return
2. You and I

II. Ahmad Nadeem Qasimi :
1. Mist

III. Fahmida Riaz :
1. Come, Give Me Your Hand
2. The Laughter of a Woman
3. O God of Heaven and Earth

IV. Faiz Ahmed Faiz :
1. If you Look at the City From Here
2. A Few Days More
3. To The Rival
4. Solitude
5. Love, Do Not Ask

V. Iftikhar Arif :
1. Perspective
2. Dialogue
3. And the Wind Was Silent

VI. Kishwar Naheed :
1. We Sinful Women
2. The Grass is Really Like Me
3. A Palace of Wax

VII. Majeed Amjad :
1. The Beggar
2. The Scream
3. A Harappan Inscription
4. Spring
5. What Days, Indeed

VIII. Meera Ji :
1. The Story of the Night in the Guise of Day

IX. Muneer Niazi :
1. Thinking of Other Universes
2. Sisyphean Essay
3. Still-Life

X. Nasir Kazmi :
1. Come into My Heart
2. Once Again with the Breeze
3. Why Change into New Clothes

XI. N.M. Rashid :
1. Hasan, The Potter

XII. Parveen Shakir :
1. Consolation
2. Intoxication
3. The Den

XIII. Saqi Farooqi :
1. In Trust
2. Sher Imdad Ali's Tadpole

XIV. Zehra Nigaah :
1. Compromise
2. The Moonflower Tree

F. SRI LANKA :
I. Folk Poem :
1. Yasodhara's Lament

II. G.B. Senanayake :
1. Killing One's Gods

III. Mahagama Sekera :
1. Forgotten Village

IV. Munidasa Kumaranatunge :
1. The Hare

V. Siri Gunasinghe :
1. Renunciation

VI. Vimalaratna Kumaragama :
1. The Prison

Poets' Biodata

About the Editors

K. Satchidanandan who has edited this volume is a pioneer of modern poetry and criticism in Malayalam with 18 collections of poetry, two plays, 15 collections of critical articles and interviews and 15 collections of translated poetry. He has four highly acclaimed collections of poetry in English translation : Summer Rain, How to Go to the Tao Temple, Imperfect arid Other New Poems and So Many Births: Three Decades of Poetry. Some of his critical articles have been collected under the title Indian Literature: Positions and Propositions. Winner of ten state-level and national awards for literature, his works have been translated into several major Indian and foreign languages and included in national and international anthologies. He has done readings and lectures in all major countries of Europe and Asia besides USA. Having been a Professor of English and the editor of Indian Literature, he now heads the Sahitya Akademi, the Indian National Academy of Letters.

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